Michell M Lozano Chinga, MD
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CURRICULUM VITAE

(Updated 07/02/2020)

 

 

NAME                                                        Michell Lozano Chinga, MD

 

OFFICE ADDRESS                                          Primary Children’s Hospital

                                                        Department of Hematology/Oncology

                                                        100 N Mario Capecchi Drive

                                                        Salt Lake City, UT 84113

                                                        Telephone(801) 662-4700

E-mail: michell.lozano@hsc.utah.edu

 

HOME ADDRESS                                          150 E 1st Avenue, Apt. 411

                                                        Salt Lake City, UT 84103

                                                        Telephone: (786) 449-1148

E-mail: michell.lozano@hsc.utah.edu

 

 

ACADEMIC DEGREES

             

M.D.              09/2011              Universidad Internacional del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador

  •                           Summa cum laude
  •                           Scholarship due for brilliant academic performance throughout medical school.
  •                           Scholarship for clerkship outside Ecuador: New York Presbyterian Hospital: Renal and Pancreatic Transplantation Department. New York City, NY. 10/2011

 

 

PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS

 

07/2019–present              Pediatric Hematology/Oncology, University of Utah/Primary Children’s Hospital, Salt Lake City, UT

                            Supervisor: Mark Fluchel, MD

07/201606/2019              Pediatrics, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital, Miami, FL

                            Supervisor: Beatriz Cunill-De Sautu, MD

01/2015-05/2015              Resident Physician, Neonatology, Baca Ortiz Children’s Hospital, Quito, Ecuador

Junior Advisor, Healthcare Quality Department, Baca Ortiz Children’s Hospital, Quito, Ecuador

                            Supervisor: Santiago Pinto, MD

08/2015-08/2015              Clerkship, Pediatric Infectious Disease Department, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

                            Supervisor: David Haslam MD.     

08/2015-08/2015              Clerkship, Pediatric Rheumatology Department, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

                            Supervisor: Hermine I. Brunner, MD, MSc, MBA

07/2015-07/2015              Clerkship, Pediatric Colorectal Center, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, OH

                            Supervisor: Alberto Pena, MD

12/2012-12/2013              Primary Care Physician, Charity Anywhere Foundation, Guayaquil, Ecuador

                            Supervisor: Alberto Pena, MD

12/2011-11/2012              Primary Care Physician, Community Health Center Guangopolo, Quito, Ecuador

                            Supervisor: Monica Lopez, MD

09/2011-10/2011              Clerkship, Renal and Pancreatic Transplantation Department, Milstein Hospital, New York Presbyterian/Columbia, New York City, NY

                            Supervisor: Lloyd Ratner, MD, MPH.

10/2010-08/2011              Intern, Hospital Carlos Andrade Marin, Quito, Ecuador

                            Supervisor: Ricardo De La Roche, MD

07/2008-09/2009              Embryology assistant, Universidad Internacional del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador

                            Supervisor: Alejandro Arroyo, MD

 

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETY MEMBERSHIPS

 

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Medical Association

Children’s Oncology Group

 

 

HONORS AND AWARDS

 

2019              First Place in Case Reports Presentation “Novel Mutation of ALAS2 In Congenital Sideroblastic Anemia

              Nonresponsive To Pyridoxine - Next BMT”, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Research Day, Miami, FL

2019              First Place in Quality Improvement Projects “Implementation of a Toolkit for Transition Readiness

              Assessment in Pediatric Patients with JIA”, Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Research Day, Miami, FL

2019              Third Place in Quality Improvement Projects “Assessment of HIV Screening in Adolescent Patients”, Nicklaus

              Children’s Hospital Research Day, Miami, FL

2018              Recipient of Hardship Scholarship from the American Academy of Pediatrics, funded through Johnson &

              Johnson

2018              Scholarship recipient, Analytic Methods in Maternal and Child Health Program, Florida International

              University, Miami, FL

2017              Scholarship for participation in the Resident education program during the 2017 meeting of Florida Allergy,

              Asthma & Immunology Society (FAAIS), Orlando, FL

2011              Summa Cum Laude Medicine School, Universidad Internacional del Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador

2005-              Medical School Scholarship for academic excellence (half tuition discount), Universidad Internacional del

2010              Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador

2005              Graduated with Honors High School, Angel Polibio Chaves, Quito, Ecuador

 

 

CERTIFICATION/LICENSURE

 

2019              American Board of Pediatrics, certified

2017              Pediatric Advance Life Support (PALS), certified

2017               Basic Life Support (BLS), certified

2017               Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP), certified

2014              ECFMG, certified

 

 

MEDICAL BOARD EXAMINATIONS

 

02/21/2014              USMLE Step 1              252

04/07/2014              USMLE Step 2 CS              Passed on first attempt

08/25/2014              USMLE Step 2 CK              258

11/05/2014              USMLE Step 3              240

 

 

PUBLICATIONS

              Original Articles

 

 

  1.                                                                                                                                                         Bahr, T. M., Lozano-Chinga, M., Agarwal, A. M., Meznarich, J. A., Gerday, E., Smoot, J. L., Taylor, A., & Christensen, R. D. (2020). Dizygotic twins with prolonged jaundice and microcytic, hypochromic, hemolytic anemia with pyropoikilocytosis. Blood Cells, Molecules, and Diseases, 102462. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.bcmd.2020.102462

 

  1.                                                                                                                                                         Seshadri, P., Habiballah, S., Ortega, C., Verhage, T., Lozano-Chinga, M., & Hernandez-Trujillo, V. P. (2019). Increasing discussions on early peanut introduction- A quality improvement project. Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 143(2), AB57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2018.12.173

 

  1.                                                                                                                                                         Ríos-Méndez, R. E., & Lozano Chinga, M. M. (2016). Rare association of anophthalmia, complex congenital heart disease and pulmonary hypertension: Case report. Medwave, 16(09), e6568-e6568. https://doi.org/10.5867/medwave.2016.09.6568

 

Abstracts and Poster Presentations

 

  1. Lozano-Chinga, M.M., Nelson, R., Grinsell, M.M., Meznarich, J. Evans Syndrome And Thrombotic Microangiopathy Occurring Simultaneously In One Patient. Poster accepted at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (ASPHO). Unable to be presented due to COVID-19 pandemia. 2020.

 

  1. Lozano-Chinga, M.M., Draper, L., George, T., Agarwal, A., Dansie, D., Maese, L. Pediatric Acute Myeloid Leukemia Presenting With Profound Bone Marrow Necrosis. Poster accepted at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (ASPHO). Unable to be presented due to COVID-19 pandemia. 2020.

 

  1. Lozano-Chinga, M.M., Bruggers, C., Marx, D.P., Warner, J, Solomon, D, Whipple, N. Biopsy Of Pre-Chiasmatic Optic Pathway Glioma To Inform Therapeutic Decision Making. Poster accepted at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (ASPHO). Unable to be presented due to COVID-19 pandemia. 2020.

 

  1. Etinger, V, Villacis Nunez, D, Houssay, M, Bukhari, A, Gruber, J, Iskowitz, S, Marin, B, Lozano Chinga, M et al. Urinary Tract Infections Due To Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase Producing Bacteria in Hospitalized Children: Demographics, Risk Factors, Clinical Characteristics, Imaging and Treatment. Poster presented at the Annual Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine Conference; Seattle, WA. 2019, July.

 

  1. Villacis Nunez, S, Lozano Chinga MM, Hay, A, Sterba, Y. Implementation of a Toolkit for Transition Readiness Assessment in Pediatric Patients with JIA: A Quality Improvement Project. Poster presented at the Annual Children’s Hospital Research Day Nicklaus Children’s Hospital; Miami, FL. 2019, June.

 

  1. Lozano Chinga MM, Villacis Nunez, S, Thompson, J, Comkornruecha, M. Assessment of HIV Screening in Adolescent Patients: A Quality Improvement Project. Poster presented at the Annual Children’s Hospital Research Day Nicklaus Children’s Hospital; Miami, FL. 2019, June.

 

  1. Lozano Chinga, M.M, Maher, O.M., Rodriguez, A., Lopez Garcia, M., Galvez Silva, J. Novel Mutation Of ALAS2 In Congenital Sideroblastic Anemia Nonresponsive To Pyridoxine - Next BMT. Poster presented at 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (ASPHO); New Orleans, LA. 2019, May.

 

  1. Lozano Chinga, M.M., Diaz, N., Del Valle Penella, A., Kashif, R., Maher, O.M., Khatib, Z., Galvez Silva, J. Sinusoidal Obstruction Syndrome On Head Start IV Regimen In Young Children With Embryonal Tumors. Poster presented at 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (ASPHO); New Orleans, LA. 2019, May.

 

  1. Kashif, R., Del Valle Penella, A., O'Connor, Z., Lozano Chinga, M.M, Galvez Silva, J., Maher, O.M, De Angulo, G. Primary Myelofibrosis With AML Transformation In A Child: Rare Presentation And Poor Therapy Response. Poster presented at 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (ASPHO); New Orleans, LA. 2019, May.

 

  1. Kashif, R., Payson, A., Del Valle Penella, A., O'Connor, Z., Lozano Chinga, M.M., Abdella, H. Clinical Description And Medical Management Of Necrotizing Lymphadenitis In A Sickle Cell Child. Poster presented at 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (ASPHO); New Orleans, LA. 2019, May.

 

  1. Diaz, N., Lozano Chinga, M.M., Maher, O.M., Godder, K., Galvez Silva, J. Endothelin-1 Inhibition In A Child With Transplant Associated Thrombotic Microangiopathy Following Autologous Stem Cell Rescue For High Risk Neuroblastoma - Possible Therapeutic Role. Poster presented at 32nd Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology-Oncology (ASPHO); New Orleans, LA. 2019, May.

 

  1. Lozano Chinga, M.M., Gonzalez, C.  It’s not what you think. Poster presented at the Annual Pediatric Hospitalist Medicine Conference; Atlanta, GA. 2018, July.

 

  1. Lozano Chinga MM, Gonzalez C. In search of origins: Ulcerative Colitis in a Patient with Neurofibromatosis Type 1. Poster presented at the Annual Children’s Hospital Research Day Nicklaus Children’s Hospital; Miami, FL. 2018, June.

 

  1. Lozano Chinga MM, Lawand S, Gonzalez C, Carrillo A. Unmasked type one diabetes mellitus after treating new onset systemic lupus erythematous in an adolescent. Poster presented at the Annual Children’s Hospital Research Day Nicklaus Children’s Hospital; Miami, FL. 2018, June.

 

  1. Lozano Chinga MM, Fader ME, Brathwaite C, Maher OM. Spontaneous resolution of myeloid sarcoma in a patient previously treated for ovarian yolk sac tumor. Poster presented at 31st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology (ASPHO); Pittsburgh, PA. 2018, May.

 

  1. Trabal A, Lozano Chinga MM, De Angulo G, Jaramillo D. Trabectedin response in refractory metastatic synovial sarcoma. Poster presented at 31st Annual Meeting of the American Society of Pediatric Hematology Oncology (ASPHO); Pittsburgh, PA. 2018, May.

 

  1. Mannemuddhu S, Laufer M, Lozano Chinga MM, Cepero-Akselrad A. Cryptococcus neoformans in female with teenager with SLE. Poster presented at the Annual Children’s Hospital Research Day Nicklaus Children’s Hospital; Miami, FL. 2017, June.

 

  1. Cohen, N MD; Sedor, A MD; Lozano-Chinga M MD; Hassor, S MD; Gereige, R MD, Mestre, M MD, Etinger, V MD; Pena, B MD; Denaro, A MD; Reyes M MD. Reduction of Chest X-ray Utilization in Simple Bronchiolitis and Asthma Patients presenting to a Pediatric Emergency Department: A Quality Improvement Project. Poster presented at the Annual Children’s Hospital Research Day Nicklaus Children’s Hospital; Miami, FL. 2017, June.

 

 

Oral Presentations

 

  1. Neuro-Oncology Tumor Board – Discussion about low grade gliomas, high grade gliomas and their molecular expression. Primary Children’s Hospital – University of Utah; Salt Lake City, UT, USA. 2020, June.

 

  1. Definitive therapy for X-linked lymphoproliferative disease and the search for asymptomatic affected relatives. Oral Presentation accepted at the Annual Primary Immune Deficiency Treatment Consortium (PIDTC). Unable to be presented due to COVID-19 pandemia. 2020.

 

  1. Systematic review evaluating use of Procalcitonin to guide duration of antibiotic therapy in the Intensive Care Unit. Oral Presentation presented at Journal Club at Nicklaus Children's Hospital; Miami, FL, USA. 2018, May.

 

  1. Neonatal Herpes Virus Infection: Discussion of a case. Oral Presentation presented at Morning Report Series at Nicklaus Children's Hospital; Miami, FL, USA. 2017, November.

 

  1. Introduction to Clinical Genetics. Oral Presentation presented at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital for third- and fourth-year Florida International University medical students; Miami, FL, USA. 2017, September.

 

  1. Henoch-Schonlein Purpura: Discussion of diverse clinical presentation. Oral Presentation presented at Morning Report Series at Nicklaus Children's Hospital; Miami, FL, USA. 2017, August.

 

 

ONGOING RESEARCH

 

  1. Understanding Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP) from the Patient and Family Perspective.
    1. Project is under IRB revision. Plan to obtain information regarding family members of patients with diagnosis of Immune Thrombocytopenic Purpura with help of the Utah Population Database (UPDB) and analyze the risk of autoimmune conditions and immune deficiency disorders in family members of patients with ITP. 
  2. Diversity in the management of Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH)
    1. Project is under IRB revision. Plan to identify through a survey directed to residents and attendings of different specialties the different approaches to diagnosis and management of patients with HLH.

 

 

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

 

2019              Physician, Dr. Moises Simpser Ventilation Assisted Children’s Center Camp (VACC Camp); Miami, FL.

2018              Physician, Dr. Moises Simpser Ventilation Assisted Children’s Center Camp (VACC Camp); Miami, FL.

2017              Physician, Miami-Dade Schools, Nutrition lectures and patient check ups.

2017              Physician, Carlin Family Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Prom; Miami, FL.

2017              Physician, Dr. Moises Simpser Ventilation Assisted Children’s Center Camp (VACC Camp); Miami, FL.

2012              Physician, International Federation of Medical Student’s Association (IFMSA), Medical Brigades;

              Chimborazo, Ecuador

2005              Playroom and library remodeling, Centro de Rehabilitacion Medica Conocoto; Quito, Ecuador

 

 

REVIEWER EXPERIENCE

 

  1.                 Abstract reviewer for the Section on Pediatric Trainees program at the 2019 American Academy of Pediatrics: National Conference and Exhibition. May 2019

Supervisor: Megan Donahue and Joshua Prudent

 

 

GLOBAL HEALTH ADVOCACY and HUMANITARIAN ENDEAVORS

 

04/2019               Global Hematology-Oncology Pediatric Excellence (HOPE) Program – Texas Children’s Hospital

Gaborone, Botswana

While a third-year pediatric resident, I did a one-month elective rotation in Gaborone, Botswana through Texas Children’s Hospital. I rotated in the inpatient and outpatient pediatric hematology-oncology service at Princess Marina Hospital. Provided clinical care and education to medical students and residents. Participated in a quality improvement project regarding documentation of vital signs in different pediatric departments.

Supervisor: Jeremy Slone, MD, MPH